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" The statesman-warrior, moderate, resolute, Whole in himself, a common good. Mourn for the man of amplest influence, Yet clearest of ambitious crime, Our greatest yet with least pretence, Great in council and great in war, Foremost captain of his time,... "
Southern Historical Society Papers - Page 357
1889
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Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the ..., Volume 28

Society of the Army of the Tennessee - United States - 1807
...in many a home that has been made brighter by his unassuming kindnesses and unostentatious charity. Rich in saving common sense, And as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. His work well done, His race well run. His crown well won Now comes peace. Brevet Brigadier-General...
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Timbuctoo: A Poem, which Obtained the Chancellor's Medal at the Cambridge ...

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1829 - 13 pages
...in himself, a common good. Mourn for the man of largest influence, Yet freest from ambitious crime, Our greatest yet with least pretence, Great in council...war, Foremost captain of his time, Rich in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON. О...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 36

1853
...freest from ambition's crime, Our greatest, yet with least pretence, Great in council and great iu war. Foremost captain of his time, Rich in saving...as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime ! 0 good gray head, which all men knew, 0 voice from which their omens all men drew, 0 iron nerve,...
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Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1852 - 16 pages
...in himself, a common good. Mourn for the man of largest influence, Yet freest from ambitious crime, Our greatest yet with least pretence, Great in council...war, Foremost captain of his time, Rich in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON. 0 good...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 1

C. Gough - 1853
...himself, a common good. Mourn for the man of largest influence, Yet free'st from ambition's crime, Our greatest, yet with least pretence, Great in council...as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime ! O good grey-head, which all men knew, O voice from which their omens all men drew, O iron nerve to...
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Wellington: a Lecture

John Cumming - Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 - 1853 - 132 pages
...NATIONAL CHURCH, CROWN COURT, COVENT GARDEN. ' Our greatest, yet with least pretence ; Great in council, great in war, Foremost captain of his time ; Rich in saving common sense, And, as the greatest only arc. In his simplicity sublime." — Ttmyrsott. A NEW AND ENLAKGED EDITION. LONDON : ARTHUR HALL, VIRTUE...
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MAUD, AND OTHER POEMS.

ALFRED TENNYSON, D.C.L., - 1855
...in himself, a common good. Mourn for the man of amplest influence, Yet clearest of ambitious crime, Our greatest yet with least pretence, Great in council...war, Foremost captain of his time, Rich in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. O good gray head which all...
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Maud, and Other Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1855 - 160 pages
...in himself, a common good. Mourn for the man of amplest influence, Yet clearest of ambitious crime, Our greatest yet with least pretence, Great in council...war, Foremost captain of his time, Rich in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. O good gray head which all...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 11

Robert Aspland - 1855
...in himself, a common good. Mourn for the man of amplest influence, Yet clearest of ambitious crime, Our greatest yet with least pretence, Great in council and great in war, Foremost captain of his time, llich in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. 0 good gray...
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Maud, and Other Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1855 - 1855 - 154 pages
...in himself, a common good. Mourn for the man of amplest influence, Yet clearest of ambitious crime, Our greatest yet with least pretence, Great in council and great in war, Foremost captain of his time, Kich in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. 0 good gray...
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